As Google steals its education thunder, what can Microsoft do?

The Christensen Institute

Most commonly, device selection at schools begins with a debate about the right form factor—with desktops, laptops, netbooks, and tablets as the top four contenders. Schools usually opt for laptops and netbooks, although beginning in late 2012, sales of Apple’s proprietary and interdependent iPad tablets dominated the K–12 market. School leaders who select laptops and netbooks say that although tablets are great for consuming content, they are lousy for creating it.